Your Name and Title: Frances Engelhardt
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: London, England
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s):Teachers and Parents
Short Session Description (one line): The discussion focuses on the value of learning theory which supports social learning and interaction when looking at books as well as the importance of oral language development in storytelling as a bulding block for reading and writing.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
The discussion will look at learning theories that support discussion and value student contribution and the effects of this on learning. It will also be looking at research that I carried out for my Masters in English Education and the findings of my research and others and the importance of supporting oral language development and its effect on reading and writing skills.